On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • In an effort to reduce driving deaths, a new law in UK requires drivers and front-seat passengers to wear seatbelts

Famous Birthdays

  • James Sutton, British television actor, born in Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
  • Tom Vangeneugden, Belgian swimmer, born in Overpelt, Belgium